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vintage toys: by company • premiums
Ohio Art: The World of Toys.
Lisa
Kerr in collaboration with Jim Gilcher.
Photos by Adam Griffith. Ohio Art
Company produced “Etch A Sketch”
and some of America’s most beautifully
lithographed toys.Over400colorphotos
of toys from the 1920s through the
1980s, catalog pages, information for
determining dates of production, and
a guide to current values make this a
must for toy collectors.
Size:11"x81/2"•407colorphotos•Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0512-3•softcover•$29.95
Great Sleds &Wagons.
Joan Palicia. A totally
new book with updated and new information
about 19th and 20th century sleds and the
first major study of children’s wagons, often
manufactured by the same companies that
made sleds. Examples are offered with detailed
color photographs that will aid in identification.
Catalogs, advertisements, patent drawings, and
other ephemera provide the historical context
and aid in dating.
Size:81/2"x11"•513color&b/wphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3217-3•softcover•$34.99
Flexible Flyer and Other Great Sleds for
Collectors.
Joan Palicia. Happy hours spent on
your snow sleds are recalled with this compendi-
um of Flexible Flyers and many other brands. This
is the first comprehensive guide to identifying,
dating, and pricing sleds and items depicting
them, including trade cards, illustrations, mem-
bership pins, buttons, etc. Extensive research
and color photos are presented to identify and
appreciate sleds as icons of your misspent youth.
Size:81/2"x11"•458colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0103-9•softcover•$29.95
KentonCastIronToys.
CharlesM.Jacobs.Kenton
toys include, children’s savings banks, toy stoves,
trains, circus caravans, cars, fire trucks, and more.
This book shows hundreds of Kenton toys in color
photos and traces the Ohio company from its days
asaboomtownhardwaremanufacturer inthe19th
centurythroughtwoworldwars.Thegrowthofthe
Americantoy industry isreflected inthechronicleof
this importantcompany.
Size:81/2"x11"•256colorphotos •PriceGuide•
184pp.•ISBN:0-88740-980-6•softcover•$39.95
Hartland® Horses: New Model Horses
Since 2000.
Gail Fitch. In 2000, Hartland
horses returned in style, with gleaming coats
and expressive eyes, in lengths from 11" to
pocket-sized. This book celebrates Hartland's
new-century American Saddlebreds, Appaloosas,
Arabians, Mustangs, Paints, Polo Ponies, Quarter
Horses, Tennessee Walkers, riders, saddles, and
more, with detailed descriptions, values, and
plastic-horse hobby lore.
Size:81/2"x11"•358colorphotos•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4028-4•softcover•$29.99
Hartland Horsemen.
Gail Fitch. Saddle up for
adventure with the mass-produced, plastic toy
horse-and-rider sets by Hartland Plastics. This
guide is loaded with over 550 color photos of
six dozen riders, 10 standing gunfighters, and
over 100 different horses, each described with
current prices, data tables, and advice on the
care and repair of your models.
Size:81/2"x11"•552colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0947-1•softcover•$29.95
Hartland™Horses & Dogs.
Gail Fitch. Cap-
turing grace, power, spirit, and refinement in
plastic, Hartland horses and dogs portray the
majesty of the equine and canine worlds with
detailed conformation and breathtaking colors.
Complete with 757 photos, this guide includes
current prices and advice on care and repair of
your models.
Size:81/2"x11"•739color&18b/wphotos
Price Guide • 200 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1268-5•softcover•$29.95
J. Chein & Co.: A Collector’s Guide
to an American Toymaker.
Alan
Jaffe. Over 450 color photos of their J.
Chein toys, including prototype models
and rare catalog pages, are featured
with trademarks and current values.
This is an indispensable reference for
antique toy collectors of comic char-
acters, banks, sand pails, carnival, and
transportation toys.
Size:11"x81/2"•452photos
Value Guide • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0118-7•hardcover•$39.95
Marx Toys: Robots, Space, Comic, Disney
& TV Characters.
Maxine A. Pinsky. Won-
derful toy robots, space ships, astronauts, and
comic characters produced by the Louis Marx
Company from the 1950s to the 1970s. The
toys were produced in tin or plastic and include
wind-ups, battery powered toys, hoppers, and
ramp walkers. Interviews with artists employed
by the company add detail to this valuable text.
Size:81/2"x11"•195photos
Price Guide • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-936-9•hardcover•$39.95
Modern Toys From Japan: 1940s-1980s.
WilliamC. Gallagher. Known as the “Modern Toy”
company from their trademark, the Masudaya
Toy Company is Japan’s oldest operating toy
company. Over 1800 colorful toys including
aircraft, boats, cars, trucks, military vehicles,
people, space toys, and much more, including
useful information about years of production, toy
description, type of action, and current values
Size:81/2"x11"•1045color&160b/wphotos •
PriceGuide•272pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2313-X•hardcover•$49.95
vintage toy premiums
CollectingToyPremiums:Bread-Cereal-Radio.
JamesL.Dundas.Over850colorphotoscoverawide
rangeofitems,includingairplanes,badges,booklets,
decoders,pins,rings,andwhistles,offeredtochildren
aspremiumsinthe20thcenturybybreadandcereal
companies and over the radio. Also included are
methodsfordatingpremiumsusingpatentnumbers
andareacodesandvalues forthetoysdisplayed.
Size:81/2"x11"•854colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1123-9•softcover•$29.95
Children’s Paper Premiums in Amer-
icanAdvertising:1890-1990s.
Loretta
RiegerandLagrettaBajorek.Sincethe1890s
beautiful, often elaborate children’s paper
premiumshavebeenusedbyadvertisersfor
productslikeLionCoffee,Libby’sAppleButter,
Hood’sSarsaparilla,andPanHandleScrap.
Thebookguidescollectorsofthissignificant
partofAmericanculture.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 493 color photos •
PriceGuide/Index•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1012-7•softcover•$29.95
CandyContainersforCollectors.
DebraS.Braun.
Candynoveltycontainerswerecherishedlongafterthe
candywasgone.Fromfancylithographedcardboard
boxestoglassfiguralcontainers,and includingcon-
tainersinplastic,celluloid,papermache,tin,andfabric,
nearly400areshown,withcolorphotos,descriptions,
andpricing.Itcoversthewholerangeofthecollecting
field, fromtheearliesttothehighlycollectible.
Size:81/2"x11"•398colorphotos•PriceGuide•
144pp.•ISBN:0-7643-1482-3•softcover•$24.95
America’s Early Advertising Paper Dolls.
Lagretta Metzger Bajorek with photography by
BenjaminT.Bajorek.Colorfulpaperdollshelpedto
sellgoodsfromcoffeetocorsets.Toystogenerations
of children from the 1890s to the First World War,
thesepaperdollsdepictedtheera’sculturethrough
advertisingbyfeaturingfolkandfairytales,peopleat
workandplay,andcostumesofmanynations.Here,
over 500 color photos display clever advertising in
delightfuldiversity.
Size:81/2"x11"•508colorphotos •PriceGuide/
Index • 160 pp. • ISBN: 0-7643-0702-9 • soft
cover•$29.95
Cracker Jack®Collectibles.
Ravi Piña. Nearly
200 color group photos show many of the toys
sealed insideCrackerJackcaramelpopcornboxes.
Since 1912, more than 16 billion toys have been
distributed. Also included are a history of the
Rueckhem company that produced Cracker Jack
and a discussion of the many changing trends in
Cracker Jack toy history. Collect them yourself.
Size: 6" x 9" • Nearly 200 group color photos •
PriceGuide•112pp.
ISBN:0-88740-847-8•softcover•$19.95
Cracker Jack® Toys.
Larry White. Prize toys
found in the Cracker Jack candy box from the
late 19th century to the 1990s are shown and
identified. Over 290 color photos depict the front
and back of many prizes and aid in identifying
individual toys and sets of prizes. The categories
of prizes assist in easy cataloging.
Size:81/2"x11"•295colorphotos
Price Guide • 262 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0189-6•softcover•$29.95
Cracker Jack®: The Unauthorized Guide
to Advertising Collectibles.
Larry White.
Over 1000 color photographs of Cracker Jack
company items from advertising copy to sales
stimulators-everything except boxed prizes,
which are covered in the author’s first volume.
These items span the 20th century from 1910
forward, including product lines by Rueckhem
and The Cracker Jack Company.
Size:81/2"x11"•1000+colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0643-X•softcover•$29.95
Advertising Dolls.
Myra Yellin Outwater.
Advertising got personal when dolls were created
to carry the messages home. This comprehensive
book traces the emergence of hundreds of
advertising dolls like stuffed Aunt Jemima and
Betty Crocker, and chronicles the extraordinary
rise in popularity recently of those like Ronald
McDonald or the California Raisins. Current
values are listed providing the perfect reference
tool for an advertising or doll collector.
Size:81/2"x11"•498colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0303-1•softcover•$29.95
The Bear Made Me Buy It: Product Ad-
vertising Bears.
Joyce Gerardi Rinehart. For
toy bear lovers and advertising buffs alike, this
book is destined to become “the” definitive
reference for bears that advertise products.
Over 850 trademarked products are promoted
here by toy bears and appear with them on
signs, packaging, and “bearly” edible foods.
Current values and easy reference groups make
the book useful.
Size:81/2"x11"•862colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0734-7•softcover•$29.95
Bears with an Attitude: Promotional
Advocate Toys.
Joyce Gerardi Rinehart. Bear
toy with a message. Tree Bear plants new trees,
police bears fight drug use and promote safety,
storybook bears educate children about life, and
sports bears represent hero athletes. Over 425
color photos, a very informative text, captions,
and a price guide.
Size:81/2"x11"•430colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1046-1•softcover•$29.95
PEZ® Collectibles.
Revised & Expanded
4th Edition
. Richard Geary. There were over
250 different PEZ character heads, including
licensed cartoon characters, movie and T.V.
personalities, and original designs. They’re all
here in this revisedandexpandededition,divided
chronologically into five series, usually indicated
by patent dates on the dispensers. Most of the
variations of PEZ dispensers are shown, plus
premiums and store displays, and a price guide.
Size:81/2"x11"•281colorphotos
Price Guide • 112 pp. ISBN: 0-7643-1095-X •
softcover•$19.95
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